Title All the histories and novels written by the late ingenious Mrs. Behn, entire in one volume. Viz. I. The history of Oroonoko, or the royal slave. Written by the command of King Charles the second. II. The fair Jilt, or Prince Tarquin. III. Agnes de Castro, or the force of generous love. IV. The lovers watch, or the art of making love; being rules for courtship for every hour of the day and night. V. The ladies looking-glass to dress themselves by, or the whole art of charming all mankind. VI. The lucky mistake. VII. Memoirs of the court of the King of Bantam. VIII. The nun, or the perjured beauty. IX. The adventure of the black lady. These three last never before published. Together with the history of the life and memoirs of Mrs. Behn. Never before printed. By one of the fair sex. Intermix'd with pleasant love-letters that pass'd betwixt her and Minheer Van Bruin, a Dutch merchant; with her character of the country and lover: and her love-letters to a gentleman in England.
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Edition 4
Publication Place London
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Physical Description 525
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Dedication Simon Scroop, Esq; Of Danby, in Yorkshire. Signed by Charles Gildon.
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Genre Novels
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Notes Title page: 4th edition with large additions. "With a dedication by Charles Gildon. With an initial advertisement leaf for R. Wellington. The sections numbered in the title from II to VII each have a titlepage (integral to the work) dated 1699." (ECCO) There is a detailed description of "The History of the Life and Memoirs of Mrs. Behn" as a preface to the work -- 53 pages long (i-liv).
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Editorial Notes Same publication date in this entry & the other 1700 ed., but different page numbers (one version on EEBO & the other on ECCO).
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